Russian military planes make pair of provocative appearances during NATO war games

A Russian jet's "unsafe" intercept of a U.S. aircraft and a Kremlin spy plane's conspicuous presence during the largest post-Cold War NATO military exercise highlighted the continuing tensions between many alliance nations and Vladimir Putin's government.

Chinese warship warned USS Decatur it would ‘suffer consequences’ during near-collision in South China Sea

A Chinese destroyer that closed to within 45 yards of a U.S. Navy ship during a September mission in the South China Sea reportedly warned the American vessel it would “suffer consequences” if it didn’t redirect its course.